July 23, 24, 25 -  Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave North, St. Paul, MN

Sponsored by the Minnesota Horse Council
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2021 MN Horse Expo Speakers/Demos

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'Allison Fabyanske Eklund'

Poultry Barn Speaker Area
Friday:12:00 -1:00

Saturday 12:00 - 12:30

Lessons Learned: Post Pandemic Challenges and Opportunities in Minnesota’s Horse Industry

Equine attorney Allison Eklund presents a legislative update and surprisingly optimistic news reports from industry professionals

  • Update from the 2020-21 Legislative Session

  • Update and guidance on current (and evolving) pandemic restrictions

  • News from equine industry leaders and 2021+ outlook

  • Q&A - Your questions, answered!

My bio:

Allison Fabyanske Eklund has been practicing law in Minnesota since 1998. She started Eklund Law, PC in 2007 to combine professional experience with personal interest in horses and contacts in the horse industry. Her exposure to a broad variety of legal issues supports a diverse solo practice focusing on equine public policy and business law as well as estate planning and legacy-lands. Since 2006, Ms. Eklund has offered award-winning estate planning presentations for landowners in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Extension. Her experience in equine land use issues has led to successes in Minnesota tax court, zoning and conditional use permit disputes. As attorney for the Minnesota Horse Council, Ms. Eklund has been instrumental in passing property tax, land use, and agricultural legislation favorable to horse owners and equine businesses. She has formed numerous equine nonprofit organizations, including the Minnesota Stable Owners Association, MQHA Foundation, and MHC Foundation. On behalf of the Minnesota Horse Council and its related nonprofits, Ms. Eklund works to encourage best practices as well as to educate and inspire the public about the benefits and enjoyment of working with horses.


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